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Certificates

NASDAQ Dozen Stock Analysis

Skills in thorough corporate financial statement analysis to determine intrinsic value using discounted cash-flows and financial ratios such as Earnings Per Share, Return On Equity, Price to Book value, Earning surprises, Earnings Forecast and Earnings Growth

Morningstar Investing Classroom

Gained knowledge in long term investment strategy, financial statement analysis, mathematical models for compound return calculations, business fundamentals analysis, understanding of bonds and the effects fiscal policy on investment opportunities

Education & Qualifications

2016Present

CIMA - Chartered Institute of Management Accountants

Operational Level
Sep 2011Sep 2014

BSc (Hons) Management - 2:1 (Upper second-class honours)

The University of Nottingham, UK. 

Modules -  Quantitative Analysis, Quantitative Methods, Financial Accounting, Management Accounting and Decisions 1 & 2, Business Economics A & B, Economics of Business Decisions, Corporate Restructuring and Governance, Macroeconomics for Business, Microeconomics for Business, Business Ethics, Corporate Entrepreneurship, New Venture creation.

Sep 2013Oct 2014

International Business Leadership and Management Certificate

The University of Nottingham
  • Team working and cultural awareness with PWC
  • Customer service with Unilever
  • Understanding leadership with Boots
  • Sales training workshops with Sales Talent Spotters
  • Project management and leading a team with Nottingham Business School

Sep 2009Jul 2011

GCE O/L or GCE A/L

St Peter's College, Sri Lanka.

A/Level : Accounting (A) / Economics (A) / Business Studies (A)

O/Level - Maths (A) / English (A) / Commerce (A)

Skills and Experience

Dec 2015Jun 2016

Graduate Trainee 

Zedsphere (Cyber Security, UK)
  • Pitching for Angel investment and vendor acquisition 
  • Skill in producing and analysing performance charts 
  • Producing proposals for new business opportunities
  • Liaising with stakeholders to discuss future growth plans and strategies
  • Researching UK market trends
  • Conducting competitor analysis
  • Rapport building with various stakeholders 
  • Managing payment receivables and supplier payables
  • Responsibility for cashflow management
  • Drafting and writing reports for management use
  • Fluent use of Sage Accounting and Zoho Books
  • Producing budgets for business operations
  • Engaging in negotiations with each client
  • Negotiating payment terms with partners
  • Liaising with vendors to discuss future growth plans and strategies

Aug 2015Dec 2015

Graduate Account Manager  

Independent Communication Advisers (Corporate Communications, UK)
  • Drafting and writing reports for management or client use
  • Resolving day to day challenges with suppliers and clients
  • Communicating project proposals via reports and presentations
  • Analysing information, outlining findings and advising management
  • Assessing risk and reward of various campaigns
  • upon request conducted a successful workshop on Leadership at a World Top 100 University
  • Organising successful client/supplier engagement days
  • Working with industry leading businesses such as BT and Nine Telecoms
  • Keeping up to date with market developments monitoring market trends
  • Networking with various clients, teams and suppliers
  • Organise team meetings, manage team members and have responsibility for staff motivation
Sep 2013Oct 2014

International Business Leadership and Management Certificate

The University of Nottingham
  • Team working and cultural awareness with PWC
  • Customer service with Unilever
  • Understanding leadership with Boots
  • Sales training workshops with Sales Talent Spotters
  • Project management and leading a team with Nottingham Business School
Jul 2014Sep 2014

Graduate Intern

Innes England (Commercial Property Agents, UK)
  • Monitoring day to day performance & progress of ongoing efforts to identify shortcomings and suggest solutions
  • Building relationships and communicating effectively with internal and external teams
  • Conducting research, gathering, analysing & using results for adjustments/ improvements
  • Use of cloud software to produce and deliver management information for improved decision making
  • Responsibility of building brand image on multiple digital platforms
  • Social media branding strategy through platforms such as Twitter, Linkedin & Instagram
Aug 2013Sep 2013

Summer Intern

IDR Solutions (Software Development, UK)
  • Researching, developing and producing media plans including video, search, social and mobile channels
  • Building relationships, communicating effectively with PR teams, web developers and graphic designers
  • Monitoring, understanding and reporting on the performance of the firm and its competitors 
  • Responsibility for website operations & digital publications
  • Market research, gathering, analysing data & using results for adjustments/improvements
  • Marketing across a range of digital and social media channels 
  • Planning and organisation skills taking up a variety of duties from organising workshops to meeting with teams while carrying out daily responsibilities
  • Daily campaign management and optimisation to drive results
  • Using website analytics software such as Google Analytics & Moz
  • Preparing progress reports for management review using Excel, Access, Word & PowerPoint
Sep 2012Jul 2014

Co Founder / Social Secretary 

The University of Nottingham - Marketing, Advertising & Design Society
  • Working with professional institutions such as The Chartered Institute of Marketing
  • Successfully securing financial sponsorship to attend TNW Europe Conference 2014 
  • Experience carrying out market research, planning & advertising
  • Working with businesses on executing our own Student to Enterprise Project
  • Taking responsibility, carrying out duties as planned to contribute to achieving goals of the society
  • Developed useful skills in team work, planning and execution, time management

Schools Rugby

St Peter's College, Sri Lanka
  • Senior team member of an all-Island championship winning team
  • Responsibility for recruiting skilled players  
  • Effective motivator with the ability mobilise team members towards a common goal
  • Responsibility for offensive line strategy
  • Responsibility for organising training camps 
  • Winner of two events at Inter house school athletic meet